This year's Locus Recommended Reading List is out, and we're delighted to have four stories included. They are:
- "Applied Cenotaphics in the Long, Long Longitudes" by Vajra Chandrasekera
- "Tower of the Rosewater Goblet" by Nin Harris
- "Her Sacred Spirit Soars" by S. Qiouyi Lu
- "The Wreck at Goat's Head" by Alexandra Manglis
And a bit of information about the list, if you're not familiar with it:
The list is published in Locus Magazine’s February 2017 issue, and is a consensus by Locus editors, reviewers, and other professionals — editor-in-chief Liza Groen Trombi; reviews editor Jonathan Strahan; reviewers Liz Bourke, Carolyn Cushman, Paul Di Filippo, Gardner Dozois, Amy Goldschlager, Paula Guran, Rich Horton, John Langan, Russell Letson, Adrienne Martini, Faren Miller, Colleen Mondor, Tim Pratt, Rachel Swirsky, Tom Whitmore, and Gary K. Wolfe; Bob Blough; Mark R. Kelly; Paul Kincaid; Cheryl Morgan; and Graham Sleight. The young-adult list compiling group wrapped in Laurel Amberdine, Gwenda Bond, Barry Goldblatt, Justina Ireland, Justine Larbalestier, Eric Smith, and Tiffany Trent. The art book section had help from Arnie Fenner, Karen Haber, and Francesca Myman. The short fiction categories were compiled by Strahan with input from Dozois, Guran, Horton, Langan, Miller, Swirsky, and Wolfe; and editors and reviewers John Joseph Adams, Charles Payseur, Nisi Shawl, and A.C. Wise. Locus thanks everyone involved for their time, their expertise, and their affection for the field.